Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - 9.9 km southwest of Cahuacho, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, Peru, on Wednesday, 22 November 2006 at 23:58 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 21 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.58°S / 73.53°W (Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SSW of Cahuacho (pop: 252) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SE of Sondor (pop: 142) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) ENE of Molino (pop: 177) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) SSE of Coracora (Parinacochas, Ayacucho) (pop: 7,420) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSE of Tambo (Lucanas Province, Ayacucho) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) SE of Puquio (Provincia de Lucanas, Ayacucho) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) NW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) WNW of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) WNW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
545 km (339 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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